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The Columbia County Agriculture & Farmland Protection Board (AFPB) was established in 1992 by authority of NYS
Agriculture & Markets Law Article 25AA.
The AFPB consists of eleven members including up to six members representing active farmers and agribusiness and the following positions: chairman of the county soil & water conservation district board of directors (or designee), a member of the county board of supervisors, a county cooperative extension agent, the county planning director, and the county director of the real property tax service agency.